Sunday, July 29, 2018

Designer Stitch, Shaktis pants.

 I had the pleasure of testing Designer Stitch, the Shaktis pant with it's many variations.

For the green pinstriped pants, I used light scuba fabric with great recovery. I made the side ruched with drawstrings with no pockets. I found the trick to turning the thin drawstrings was to use a narrow tube with a thin dowel, a turning tool if you will. I really love this style of knit pants.

For the blue tie dye pants below, I used a jersey spandex type fabric. I did the side ruched legs with ties. I had a little bit of fabric left and decided to self draft a matching top. It has been very hot in central California, whole outfit was very comfortable to wear. Received many compliments, individuals asking where I purchased my outfit. Of course I was proud to say I made the outfit.

Overall, I highly recommend this pdf pattern, the Shakti pants from Designer Stitch. It is not a difficult pattern to sew up. A muslin is highly recommended to obtain the best fit for your body. Following the steps to the pattern is also important for best results, (sometimes I find myself re-reading to make sure I didn't miss a step).


Ann Grose from Designer Stitch, is a fantastic designer, up to the latest fashions, and gives great attention to detail in her pdf patterns.

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